May 2021

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Immediate Melanoma Diagnosis

Diagnosing melanoma early can save lives. An important breakthrough in the diagnosis of melanoma using a new optical technology has been discovered by TAU researchers. The test is rapid, non-invasive, and painless to the patient, and the technology can distinguish between different types of skin cancers, including benign and malignant legions. WATCH Professor Abraham Katzir, whose lab made the discovery, or READ MORE

Body Regeneration

Chop it in three and it regenerates! TAU researchers have discovered a species in the Red Sea that can regenerate all of its organs even after being broken into three fragments. This important discovery will help scientists better understand the possibilities of tissue regeneration for humans. READ MORE

Preventing Bone Loss

A team from TAU has discovered a molecule developed for treating Alzheimer's that is also effective in preventing inflammation in orthopedic and dental implants. The new technology can significantly suppress both the inflammation and the resulting bone destruction. READ MORE


Congratulations to Tel Aviv University alum Mary Maydan, whose work was recently highlighted in the Wall Street Journal. Learn about her career switch from journalism to being a sought-after architect. READ MORE


Israel and the Palestinians: A Wake-Up Call?

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 12:00 noon Eastern time

An up-to-the-minute analysis of the current flare-up and Israel's options moving forward, featuring Professor Asher Susser of the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies. Register for this event

TAU Talks

Thursday, August 12, 2021, 12:00 noon Eastern time

Shai Terem, President & CEO of Markforged, in conversation with Aaron Tartakovsky. Register for this event